Location: Cuyahoga County Public Library
Cost: $65 CAMLS Members
$75 Affiliate Members
Free for guests/speakers
Deadline: Friday, October 25, 2002
Registered Now: 21
Contact Hours: 6
Fee includes lunch and materials
How long does it take to catalog a book? How many staff do you need on the reference desk? What is the right mix of professionals and non-professionals on the staff? How do you decide?
Allocating staff to all of library’s activities is a challenging process, challenging in both making the decisions and explaining them to others. This session introduces the data gathering and analysis tools from PLA’s newest management publication, Staffing for Results: A Guide to Working Smarter. Learn how to develop baseline performance measures for your library’s activities and how to use process analysis to understand and change workflows.